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Herb-Rubbed Rib Roast

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Love beef? A Dijon and fresh herb rub make this roast extra special.
  Rib roast 1 Pound
  Beef rib roast 4 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), cut in half
  Chopped parsley 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped thyme leaves/1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped rosemary leaves/1 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Peppery horseradish sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Reduced fat sour cream/Regular sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Horseradish sauce 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Country style dijon mustard 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Place beef, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Rub garlic halves over beef. Spread 1/4 cup mustard over top and sides of beef. Mix remaining Rib Roast ingredients except oil; stir in oil. Spread herb mixture over top and sides of beef.
2. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in center of thickest part of beef and does not touch bone. Roast uncovered 1 1/2 to 2 hours for medium doneness (155ºF).
3. Meanwhile, mix all Peppery Horseradish sauce ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
4. Cover beef loosely with foil tent and let stand about 15 minutes before carving. (Temperature will rise about 5°.) Serve with Peppery Horseradish Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Meaty, Rich
Holiday, Kids, Party
Beef, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
145 Minutes
Ready In: 
155 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 905 Calories from Fat 440

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.8%

Saturated Fat 18.8 g94.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 300.7 mg100.2%

Sodium 334.2 mg13.9%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 103 g206.6%

Vitamin A 15.4% Vitamin C 21.6%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 57%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Herb-Rubbed Rib Roast Recipe